239 – L.A. Clash: Uncharted Territory
Door Bumper Clear · 102 minutes ·

239 – L.A. Clash: Uncharted Territory

On the Season 7 premiere of Door Bumper Clear, T.J. Majors, Brett Griffin, and Freddie Kraft are fresh out of Los Angeles after NASCAR went stadium racing with the Clash at the L.A. Coliseum. Along with co-host Casey Boat and producer Jason Schultz, the gang reacts to one of the boldest and most innovative event concepts that NASCAR has ever tried. They share what it was like at the stadium, the event’s atmosphere and why it made Brett compare it to a sold-out Talladega back in the day.

In Spot On, Spot Off, the crew begins by addressing Kurt Busch missing the main event. Hear what Freddie had to say about the contact that involved his driver Bubba Wallace, who is also Busch’s new teammate, and what the mentality in the last chance qualifying race was like.

Brad Keselowski’s debut race with the team he now co-owns didn’t go very well. His spotter T.J. fills us in on their weekend. Hear how Keselowski is approaching this new opportunity and the organization’s reaction to missing the main event.

The long-anticipated debut of the Next Gen car in a race took place on Sunday. The guys share their overall impressions to the style of racing, durability of the cars to withstand fender banging, and mechanical issues teams faced.

Contact between Kyle Larson and Justin Haley ended Haley’s promising performance. His spotter, Brett, fills us in on what exactly happened. Hear what choice words he uses to describe the move that Larson made.

Joey Logano won the race after facing pressure from Kyle Busch in the closing laps. Find out who was disappointed that Busch didn’t attempt to knock the No. 22 car out of the way for the win.

Will there now be a more forceful push for additional short track races? What’s the future of this stadium racing model? Could it work as a point paying event? The crew analyzes the decisions the sport must address moving forward.

Heading to Daytona International Speedway for the Daytona 500 on Feb. 20, learn why a parts shortage is concerning all race teams. The guys discuss whether it will impact the aggressiveness in the season opening race and what it means for heading out west afterwards.

Later in the show, Reaction Theatre returns, find out which spotter is having a fondue party for the Super Bowl, who wins the first What an Idiot awards of the season, and a new twist on DBC Picks in 2022.

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